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SE1 Direct 571
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 571

Monday 17 October 2011                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: It's time to fill in your Tax Return!
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Westminster Bridge blocked by health service protesters
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5575

* Cyclist injured in Blackfriars Road scooter collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5574

* Union highlights 'poverty pay' for cleaners at LSBU
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5573

* Lower Marsh Market: a new era begins
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5572

* St Mungo's Great Guildford Street hostel to be rebuilt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5571

* Elephant & Castle 'most dangerous' spot for road injuries
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5570

* Pelican crossing to be removed due to 'lack of demand'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5569

* Southbank Centre on world list of 'endangered' buildings
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5567

* Southwark Playhouse can return to London Bridge: rail firm
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5566

*4,400 solar panels to be installed at Blackfriars Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5565

* Spurgeon Street locals pimp their pavements
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5576

* Calls for licensing saturation policy in Bermondsey Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5564

* Review: Bound at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5568

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{ What's on this week }

BLACK BRITAIN ON SCREEN
Monday 10 October
5.15pm-6.45pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking advised; 020 7525 5492
The BFI has a rich collection of films portraying the
African and Caribbean presence in the UK, from early cinema
to recent film and TV. These are freely available for six
days a week at the Mediatheque, a public viewing facility.
Tony Warner of Black History Walks in collaboration with
David Somerset of the BFI Southbank will present a selection
of excerpts from key titles as well as introducing the
groundbreaking and ongoing African Odysseys programme at BFI
Southbank. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11683


THE OUTLAW BOROUGH: GUIDED WALK WITH JOHN CONSTABLE
Monday 10 October
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm at Tabard Street piazza by St George the
Martyr; 7 (conc 5)
First of three guided walks with local writer John
Constable, author of The Southwark Mysteries and Secret
Bankside - Walks In The Outlaw Borough. Learn about the
medieval Liberty of The Clink: prisons, taverns, theatres,
bear-pits - and brothels, or 'stews', licensed by the
church.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11600


THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE THEATRE, SHOREDITCH AND HOW IT
COMPARES TO THE ROSE THEATRE
Monday 10 October
7.30pm at Rose Theatre, 56 Park Street; 8 (conc 6);
tickets from http://www.wegottickets.com/af/172/event/136270
Lecture by Julian Bowsher on new information gained from the
archaeological dig in Shoreditch of The Theatre. Shakespeare
worked there and at the Rose built just ten years after The
Theatre. Julian will explain the exciting new developments
and the look at the two sites' similarities and differences.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11676


AND THE BIRDS FELL FROM THE SKY: CARAVAN THEATRE
Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 October
12 noon-4pm at Bankside Mix, Canvey Street; free
This tiny theatre housed in a 1970s vintage caravan plays
host to theatre director Silvia Mercuriali and film director
Simon Wilkinson creating an interactive experience in which
the audience participates in a film using video goggles and
headphones.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11518


SOUTH BANK 'FILMS ON FOOT' WALK WITH THE RAMBLERS
Wednesday 12 October
Meet 7pm at Pimlico Underground Station (Rampayne Street
exit); free
Join the Metropolitan Walkers (20s/30s walking group) for a
four mile film location walk along the South Bank and
Bankside. The walk passes popular filming locations
including the London Eye, Tate Modern and the Millennium
Bridge. Ends at a pub in Borough where a well-known rom com
was filmed. Free walks will be take place every day during
55th BFI London Film Festival (12-27 October). The 16 Films
on Foot walks focus on different areas of London, which have
been stars of the big screen. There is no need to book,
simply turn up at the meeting place indicated below. All of
the walks are free, open to everyone and end at a pub. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11690


LONDON BRIDGE STATION REDEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION
BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Thursday 13 October
6pm at Southwark Council offices, 160 Tooley Street
Network Rail to present proposals for redevelopment of
London Bridge Station followed by questions and a
discussion. Agenda also includes items on the Thorburn
Square Conservation Area and the Page's Walk Conservation
Area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11686


CHEESE & WINE FESTIVAL ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October
Fri & Sat 11am-8pm (Sun 11am-6pm) at Southbank Centre
Square,  Belvedere Road
The Cheese & Wine Festival returns to Southbank Centre.
Dozens of cheese and wine related stalls as well as tutored
tastings and demonstrations from renowned experts and
passionate individuals throughout the weekend. The festival
celebrates the relationship between cheese and wine and
provides an opportunity to discover new and traditional
varieties of both. You can expect to learn about traditional
methods of production while also discovering new and
contemporary flavours and brands. This is an opportunity to
get to meet artisan producers and experts in their fields
and share their passion for their products while learning
more about the history, background and processes employed in
creating high quality produce. The Cookery Theatre will be
hosting an array of chef demonstrations and tutored tastings
expertly coordinated by renowned Chef and culinary expert
Valentina Harris. She will be welcoming the likes of
award-winning wine writer Tim Atkin and cheese expert
Patricia Michelson (La Fromagerie) to indulge their passions
and share their knowledge.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10770


LONG LANE GUIDED WALK WITH BERMONDSEY NEIGHBOURHOOD FORUM
Saturday 15 October
Meet 10.30am at corner of Long Lane and Great Dover Street
Guided walk along Long Lane to highlight and discuss some of
the issues that will be addressed in the new Bermondsey
Neighbourhood Plan. Anyone is welcome to join - meet at the
corner of Long Lane and Great Dover Street (by St George the
Martyr) at 10.30am. The walk will finish at Tower Bridge
Road/Bermondsey Square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11691


LONDON BRIDGE AND THE CITY IN THE BLITZ: GUIDED WALK
Sunday 16 October
Meet 11am by the wooden cross in southern churchyard at
Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 8
This walk led by Neil Bright examines the City's great fire
raid of 29 December 1940 and other big raids of 1940/41.
Look at the evidence that still remains, plus the walk is
supported by contemporary photos, eyewitness accounts and
one or two surprising tales. The walk finishes at
Blackfriars Bridge (north side).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11416

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Temporary Verger/Caretaker, St John's Waterloo

Details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices/post-advert

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Where to buy pumpkins
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146506
* Laxon Street School, Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146505
* Noisy customers at Dean Swift, Lafone Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146502
* Wedding reception venue wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146368
* Yogic con artist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146342
* Ping-pong tables
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146314
* Bermondsey Street Saturation Policy
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146220
* Book exchange at Absolutely Starving, Tooley Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146216
* Light in Wireworks foyer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146162
* "El Madero" in Druid Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146156
* Truffling in St Saviour's Dock
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/146147

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Looking for kitchen space to rent for new food business
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/146510
* Looking for shared office space for 5 people
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/146208

Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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